The deal will see Sacco’s dairy culture and probiotic dairy products distributed exclusively by Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients in Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia, Cambodia, Malaysia and the Philippines.
The partnership adds to a previous agreement between Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients and Sacco in China.
Luigi Rossi, dairy business unit export director, Sacco Srl, said, “Jebsen & Jessen Ingredient’s deep expertise in specialty ingredients distribution and customer support is a perfect fit. We are excited to be expanding our involvement in South East Asia through this new partnership to provide our customers better access to Sacco’s product lines.”
Marc Deschamps, regional managing director and CEO of Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients, said, “We are very happy to bring over 80 years of Sacco culture development in Europe to the region where we can use our strong distribution experience to help drive the regions yoghurt market.”
Established in northern Italy in 1934, Sacco is an international biotech company that produces and partners in research, scale up, production and packaging of selected frozen and lyophilized, microbial cultures, to be used for food and for the production of probiotic food products.
About Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients
Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients promotes and distributes chemical and life science ingredients for multiple industrial and manufacturing applications. The company has more than 350 technical sales and customer service staff to connect technology from more than 100 supplier partners to 6,000 customers across the ASEAN region.